Ty Hafan

#family friday

#familyfriday is a series of blogs capturing all aspects of Tŷ Hafan, from family experiences and fundraising achievements, to insights into volunteering and examples of how ‘Team Tŷ Hafan’ is making a difference in communities across Wales.

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Apr

2022

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More Morrisons Champions visit Tŷ Hafan

written by Tŷ Hafan

Two more Morrisons community champions visited Tŷ Hafan this week, as the three-year partnership between our hospice, Morrisons and Together for Short Lives gathers momentum.

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Apr

2022

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So good to be running for Tŷ Hafan on home turf

written by Tŷ Hafan

Last Sunday, on a cold but sunny morning, 120 of you ran 13.1 miles through the streets of the Welsh capital to raise vital funds for Tŷ Hafan. Here Jodie Harris reflects on the much-longed for return of the Cardiff Half Marathon, the first event of its kind for two years due to the coronavirus pandemic.

25

Mar

2022

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Why include a gift in your will for Tŷ Hafan

written by Tŷ Hafan

In this week’s blog Gareth Wisdom, partner and Head of Will & Estate Planning at Hugh James, explains why we should all take time to write a will, and the difference that including a gift in your will for Tŷ Hafan will make.

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Mar

2022

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A Centenarian Reflects for Tŷ Hafan

written by Tŷ Hafan

Basil Smith, the 101-year-old tennis playing legend from West Wales, has written and published his autobiography with all proceeds going to Tŷ Hafan. We spoke to Basil, and his family, to find out more. 

4

Mar

2022

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Tŷ Hafan help our family

written by Tŷ Hafan

Last month, nine-year-old Juwayriyah did her first sponsored walk - clocking up an amazing 15 miles and raising more than £400 for Tŷ Hafan in the process. Here she and her mum, explain why she did it and what Tŷ Hafan means to their family.

25

Feb

2022

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morrisons community champions visit tŷ hafan

written by Tŷ Hafan

On February 15 we announced a fantastic new three-year partnership between Morrisons, Together for Short Lives and children’s hospices across the UK, including Tŷ Hafan.

 

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Feb

2022

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ain’t no mountain high enough

written by Tŷ Hafan

Having to face monumental challenges are nothing new for any parent of a child with a life-limiting condition. As a team of Tŷ Hafan dads prepares for their own 10nTaff challenge in June – and groups of friends across Wales start training for Tŷ Hafan ’s Welsh Three Peaks challenge – dad Alun Williams shares why he took on the mountains for Tŷ Hafan.

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Feb

2022

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radyr golf club raise an incredible amount during a challenging year

written by Tŷ Hafan

Despite all the challenges of Covid and lockdowns, members of Radyr Golf Club have raised almost £12,000 for Tŷ Hafan in the past year. Here, Club Captain, Martyn Richards reflects on their achievements.

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Feb

2022

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green fingered volunteers

written by Monica Dennis

It might be only February, but Tŷ Hafan’s garden volunteers are working hard to improve the grounds around the hospice.

28

Jan

2022

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Jilly, Tŷ Hafan and A Dragon called Môr

written by Tŷ Hafan

With Sunday seeing the start of National Storytelling Week, one of Tŷ Hafan’s longest serving volunteers, Jilly Bebbington, explains how a little sea dragon called Môr has given hundreds of children, and her, plenty to laugh about.

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